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18kg

The skin is our largest organ and weighs about 18 kilos together with the underlying connective tissue.1

400

1 square centimetre of the skin on our palm has up to 400 sweat cells, as compared with only 55 on the back of our neck.2

40000

Our skin renews itself constantly. We produce an average of 30,000 to 40,000 new skin cells per minute.1

1–10cm

The fat layer in the human skin is between one and 10 centimeters thick.2

240km

If all of the blood vessels that traverse the surface of the skin were combined, they would be 240 kilometres long. 2

20

Moles are agglomerations of pigment-producing cells in the skin. People with a fair complexion have an average of 20 moles, those with a darker complexion only nine on average.1

10l/day

Human sweat cells can produce up to 10 litres of sweat per day.3

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